The Soles4Souls Blog


Share a Meal, Don’t Serve a Meal

Share a Meal, Don't Serve a Meal

Today’s post is from Soles4Souls’ CEO, Buddy Teaster: Last week I had the very cool opportunity to join the Nashville Chamber on its Leadership Study Mission 2014 to Vancouver, British Colombia.  Each year the chamber chooses one city to visit to see what Nashville could learn about a few key (Continue reading…)

Introducing: Meredith Hager

Introducing: Meredith Hager

Today, we introduce you to Meredith Hager! She is a newer addition to our team and is overseeing civic group and scholastic shoe drives. She works with Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts, community groups and any schools that want to host shoe drives. We absolutely love having her here in our (Continue reading…)

NJ: From Police Officers to Students

NJ: From Police Officers to Students

In October 2012, disaster rolled in off the coast of New Jersey. A larger than life storm struck New Jersey and New York residents and left them without adequate shelter, food and other necessities. Hurricane Sandy devastated part of the North East, leaving residents without power for an extensive period (Continue reading…)

Rockstar Donor: Kelly Pittman

Rockstar Donor: Kelly Pittman

Meet Kelly Pittman: She’s a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a contestant in the Miss North Carolina pageant. She chose Soles4Souls as her pageant platform for 2014. We’re so excited for this partnership! Kelly set a goal to collect 75 pairs of shoes. She quickly (Continue reading…)

We’re a “Best Nonprofit to Work for in 2014″

We're a "Best Nonprofit to Work for in 2014"

Soles4Souls has just been named one of the “Best Nonprofits to Work For” by the prestigious NonProfit Times. What an honor! The NonProfit Times explains their selection process: The assessment process was managed for The NonProfit Times by Best Companies Group (BCG) in Harrisburg, Pa., an independent workplace research firm specializing in (Continue reading…)

Exposed Roots

Exposed Roots

Today’s post is from Maggi Thorne, Mrs. Great Plains International 2014 and Soles4Souls’ spokesperson. She traveled to Honduras with us last month. Read on as she recounts just part of her journey there: After traveling to TeleProgreso, we went to the seaside village of Barravieja, in northern Honduras. Most might call (Continue reading…)

Taylar’s First International Distribution Trip

Taylar's First International Distribution Trip

Our newest travel coordinator, Taylar, recently completed her first international distribution trip with us! She’s today’s guest blogger: I think anyone who has ever traveled will agree with me in saying that words will never truly be able to explain the experience(s) you had. The age old question from family (Continue reading…)

Rockstar Donor: Wendy Hershey

Rockstar Donor: Wendy Hershey

Today’s Rockstar Donor is Wendy from Queenstown, Maryland! For her, the Soles4Souls mission is personal. While on an extended visit to Africa, she saw so many children without shoes- some of them even falling ill! Once she returned, she sprung into action to make a difference and wear out poverty. (Continue reading…)

Nashville is About to Get Even Cooler

Nashville is About to Get Even Cooler

 Today’s post is from Soles4Souls’ CEO, Buddy Teaster: Soles4Souls works to fight poverty at a global level.  We collect shoes from all over the United States, Canada and Australia.  In the last seven years, we have distributed over 21 million pairs of shoes to more than 127 countries.  And we (Continue reading…)

Would You Ask for Zapatos?

Would You Ask for Zapatos?

Today on the blog, we bring you a letter from our CEO, Buddy Teaster! We sent this letter to our email supporters. Do you want to subscribe and become a Soles4Souls Insider? Sign up here: www.soles4souls.org